Erodibility



[ih-rohd] /ɪˈroʊd/

verb (used with object), eroded, eroding.
1.
to eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration:
Battery acid had eroded the engine. Inflation erodes the value of our money.
Synonyms: corrode, waste, ravage, spoil.
Antonyms: strengthen, reinforce.
2.
to form (a gully, butte, or the like) by .
verb (used without object), eroded, eroding.
3.
to become eroded.
/ɪˈrəʊd/
verb
1.
to grind or wear down or away or become ground or worn down or away
2.
to deteriorate or cause to deteriorate: jealousy eroded the relationship
3.
(transitive; usually passive) (pathol) to remove (tissue) by ulceration
v.

1610s, a back-formation from erosion, or else from French éroder, from Latin erodere “to gnaw away, consume” (see erosion). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830.

erode e·rode (ĭ-rōd’)
v. e·rod·ed, e·rod·ing, e·rodes

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